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Old 04-22-2014, 12:04 PM   #21
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I ran a 10/15 setup for a while with no issues. My only recommendation is to ensure you use a torque wrench and do a 10/100/500 mile torque-check because the 10mm spacer is actually 2mm thicker than the 'maximum' spacing available on the OEM lugs up front.
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Are you saying i wont need to swap out the front studs with the 10mm?
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Are you saying i wont need to swap out the front studs with the 10mm?
I'm saying that I didn't swap mine when I had the 10/15 setup, but that I always ensured my wheels were torqued to specifications (not just 'gutentight').

The technically-correct answer is that anything thicker than 8mm should have longer studs installed. If you don't have the funds/time to swap lugs you should at least invest in a torque wrench.
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no i was planing on swapping them(got a torque wrench) but if i dont have to on the front then it saves me some time. Would 10/15 be the max i can get with a 45 offset or can i do more?
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no i was planing on swapping them(got a torque wrench) but if i dont have to on the front then it saves me some time. Would 10/15 be the max i can get with a 45 offset or can i do more?
Pm me your wheel/tire info (all of the sizing) and I can look it up when I get home or you can use my wheel/tire package as reference though you might want to subtract a couple mm to eliminate rubbing)-
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